We're wrapping up our year in review with a look back at iMore itself and the most popular stories we published in 2015!
2015 was a blockbuster year for Apple—even with a few fumbles—and that meant it was an incredibly busy year for us at iMore as well. We published almost a hundred podcasts, thousands of articles, and over a million words. We've already brought you the 2015 iMore Awards, our 2015 Hall of Fame, our most-used apps, and our most used everything. Now it's your turn. We counted every tap, every play, and every click, and here are the articles and shows you made the most popular!
Most popular editorials
5. Keep calm and Apple Watch on
The Apple Watch wasn't an iPhone any more than an iPhone was a Mac — it was something new, and needed to be treated as such.
4. The iPad Pro Experiment
Spending a week with the iPad Pro—no Macs allowed!—to find out just how far Apple's mobile devices have come!
3. WWDC 2015: Tim Cook's Apple and Eddy Cue's music
As much as everyone has spoken about the new Apple, the clash of culture that was WWDC 2015 will be a challenge for all of us.
2. What 'MacKeeper' is and why you should avoid it
Removing MacKeeper fixes a ton of problems. So what is it, how does it get on people's machines, and why should it be avoided?
1. The difference between Apple and Samsung industrial design
Apple's hardware is often imitated but not down to the details... because those take a lot of hard work.
Most popular reviews
5. Outlook for iPhone or iPad could be the mail app we've been waiting for!
Outlook was Microsoft's relaunch of Acompli, the iPhone and iPad email app the company acquired in December 2014. And it was good.
4. watchOS 2 review
The Apple Watch gets rounded out and polished up for even better performance and personalization.
3. Photos for OS X review
After almost a year of teasing, developer releases, and public betas, Photos for OS X arrived ready for action.
2. Apple Watch review
Apple's attempt to bring the watch into the computer age — and computing into the age of wearables.
1. iOS 9 review
iOS 9 was all about taking a moment to solidify and round out everything that came before so it could start us towards what's coming next. This is that, but in close to 23,000 words.
Most popular how-tos
5. How to take a screenshot with your Mac
Screenshots on Mac are great for sharing moments from your favorite videos, high scores from your games, conversations on social networks like Twitter or Facebook, bugs you want to report, and almost anything and everything you see on your screen.
4. How to free up storage space on your iPhone or iPad with iCloud Photo Library
iCloud Photo Library, part of Apple's iCloud service, gave us a more convenient way to organize and store all our photos and videos across all your devices. But it also saved us space!
3. Secret Siri commands: Cool questions you can ask right now!
Siri can help you stay connected, organize your life, and get thing done both professional and personal. It can also do a lot of cool tricks... all you have to do is know what to ask!
2. How to set up your iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
When you get a new iPhone one of the first things you need to do is transfer all your data from your old iPhone.
1. Apple Music FAQ: Everything you need to know
Our most popular FAQ of the year, this spelled out what Apple Music is, what it's not, how it compares to other services, and what you'll be able to find on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or PC.
Most popular podcasts
5. iMore show 442: Photos for Mac beta!
Photos for OS X first came as a beta and we spent as much time as possible testing it out.
4. iMore show 465: Apple Music Q&A
We answer your Apple Music, Beats 1 Radio, and Connect questions!
3. iMore show 456: Apple Watch roundtable review
We get together and review the Apple Watch roundtable style! Hardware, bands, software, apps, and more!
2. iMore show 476: iOS 9 review roundtable
iOS 9 gets reviewed with Siri and search intelligence, iPad multitasking, content blockers, News, Notes, transit, and much, much more! With special guest Federico Viticci!
1. iMore show 449: Apple Watch buyers guide
Should you get an Apple Watch? Which size should you get? Which Collection? Which band and in what color? We've got your complete Apple Watch buyers guide here!
More to come!
So ends our 2015 year in review. If we missed any of your favorite iMore articles or videos, let us know which ones in the comments!